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Re: Hash of arrays generation

by VinsWorldcom (Parson)
on Sep 04, 2012 at 17:26 UTC ( #991663=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Hash of arrays generation

Maybe a more perl-guts competent poster can comment on the technical benefits of one versus the other, but I see this as the Perl motto: TIMTOWTDI.

Personally, I'd use them exactly as you describe. The first (to me) is more readable as to what I'm doing and I'd use it to assign a single value. I'd use the second form in the exact use case you point out - 'push' values to the existing structure.